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History of the Bury v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County face a trip to Bury at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 31 and win only 14 of the 57 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2009, with Bury running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 21 FebBury2 - 0Notts. CountyLGE2
2008/2009Sat 01 NovNotts. County0 - 1BuryLGE2
2007/2008Sat 05 AprBury2 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2007/2008Sat 13 OctNotts. County1 - 3BuryLGE2
2006/2007Sat 24 MarBury0 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2006/2007Sat 28 OctNotts. County0 - 1BuryLGE2
2005/2006Sat 06 MayNotts. County2 - 2BuryLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Bury have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Notts. County have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Magpies's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Bury lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 24 points from their 15 games so far. Notts. County are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 26 points from 15 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Magpies out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Bury. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bury Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Notts. County Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
10 games since last defeat.